[LON-CAPA-users] surveys

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 22 Oct 2003 16:42:12 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Ray,

> > > 	Is there a way to conduct a survey using LON-CAPA?
> > 
> > There is the problem type 'survey'
> > 
> > it is currently operational only for <radiobuttonresponse> style
> > problems but currently there is no good interface to extracting the
> > data.
> Several timely questions come to my mind:
> 1) How difficult would it currently be to extract such data?

For me it would be pretty easy, and it looks like it might be easy for
everyone else in version 1.1, Matthew is restoring the 'Optionresponse
Analysis' mode and it looks like this could be fairly easily modified
to work for surveys output.

> 2) Can one still associate points with whether or not a response was 
> submitted, just like ordinary problems, except that all responses are 
> "correct"?  (I'd like to use this to "force" surveys in my running courses.)

In 1.0 survey mode, every submission counts as a try, and the problem by
default gets marked as 'ungraded_attempted'

You can use SPRS to give these students points, or use CHRT and
postprocessing to award points to anyone with tries.

You could also use PGRD, to grade everyone at once and mark all users
with tries as having it correct.

> 3) If I created a radiobuttonresponse survey and ran it this month, would 
> there be any kind of interface (or at least procedure) for extracting the 
> responses, in the near future, or would I have to devise my own (if 
> possible)?

1.1 might possibly allow you to do this.

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-5-